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months. i hope that folks will be able to support this merchandise. >> president chiu? supervisor chiu: for years we have all had our criticisms of the m.t.a., and i think many of us have had real issues with transportation management in san francisco. that being said, i am going to be supporting this measure today. this is a lease that is about the future of transportation management in our city. this is something that definitely needs to move forward. this is an issue we have supported with funding decisions at the transportation authority. it is a very important project for reasons that our colleagues, supervisor wiener and chu have pointed out. that is why i will be supporting it. >> role volley. campos, no. chiu aye. chu aye. cohen aye. elsbernd aye. farrell aye. kim no. mar, know. mirkarimi no. wiener, aye. avalos, aye. we have seven eyes and four nos. supervisor chiu: this resolution is adopted item 29. >> a resolution adopting the city's five-year financial plan. supervisor chiu: any discussion? role call vote. >> campos, aye, chiu, aye. chu, aye. cohen, aye. elsbernd, aye. far
for the city and i support it. supervisor chiu: roll call fothe. campos, aye, chiu, aye, chu, aye, cohen, aye, elsbernd no. farrell, no. kim, aye. mar, aye. mirkarimi, aye. wiener, aye. avalos, aye. mr. president we have nine eyes and two notices. supervisor chiu: this resolution is adopted. item 31. >> a resolution conquering with the controllers certification that services briefly approved can perform by a contractor for a lower cost. >> roll call vote. campos, aye, chiu, aye, chu, aye. cohen, aye, elsbernd, aye. farrell, aye. kim, aye. mar, aye. mirkarimi, aye. wiener, aye. avalos, aye. mr. president we have 11 eyes. supervisor chiu: this resolution is adopted. item 32. >> ordinance amending the transportation code to establish a time limit for parking at inoperable or broken parking meter. supervisor chiu: can we take this item same call. this ordinance is passed on first edie. >> 33 is a resolution that the issuance of a liquor conference. churechure this resolution is adopted. next item. >> item 34 is a resolution a proving the community needs assessment. supervisor chiu: supervisor kim
supervisor chiu: good afternoon, welcome to the sprn board of supervisors meeting. mr. clerk, would you call the role? >> avalos present, campos present, chiu present. chu, cohen present. elsbernd, farrell present. kim present. mar present. mirkarimi presently. wiener present. all members are present. supervisor chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen before we do the ledge of allegiance, i would like to take a moment to recognize the tragedy from last week. supervisor wiener will be offering an inmemory of the firefighters. if we could take a moment to recognize them. all of san francisco mourns their loss. supervisor chiu: thank you very much. if you could all join me in the pledge of allegiance? supervisor chiu: colleagues, you should have copies of the april 26th, 2011 board meeting mention. could i have a motion to approve? >> motioned by farrell, seconded by campos. minutes approved. >> supervisors we are in receipt after letter from the mayor dated june 1, 2011 indicating the mayor's notice to the board of supervisors of a transfer of function between departments in the executi
supervisor chiu: good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, june 28, 2011. please call the roll. >> avalos present. campos present. chiu present. chu present. cohen present. elsbernd present. farrell present. kim present. mar present. mirkarimi present. wiener present. mr. president, all members are present. supervisor chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? madam clerk, are there any communications? >> i have no communications. supervisor chiu: if you could read the consent agenda, items one through 30. >> these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote unless a member requests discussion of and matter. it shall be removed and considered separately. supervisor chiu: would anyone like to sever any items? roll-call vote please. >> on items one through 30, mar aye. aye. avalos aye. campos aye. chiu aye. chu aye. cohen aye. elsbernd aye. farrell aye. kim aye. there are 11 ayes. supervisor chiu: those ordinances are passed. items 31 through 33. >> item 31 is a motion affirm
i will beat anybody to that tape. -- i will beat anybody to that cake. [laughter] supervisor chiu: good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, june 28, 2011. please call the roll. >> avalos present. campos present. chiu present. chu present. cohen present. elsbernd present. farrell present. kim present. mar present. mirkarimi present. wiener present. mr. president, all members are present. supervisor chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? madam clerk, are there any communications? >> i have no communications. supervisor chiu: if you could read the consent agenda, items one through 30. >> these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote unless a member requests discussion of and matter. it shall be removed and considered separately. supervisor chiu: would anyone like to sever any items? roll-call vote please. >> on items one through 30, mar aye. aye. avalos aye. campos aye. chiu aye. chu aye. cohen aye. elsbernd aye. farrell aye. kim aye. there are 11 ayes. supervisor chiu: thos
by supervisor chiu: good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, june 28, 2011. please call the roll. >> avalos present. campos present. chiu present. chu present. cohen present. elsbernd present. farrell present. kim present. mar present. mirkarimi present. wiener present. mr. president, all members are present. supervisor chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? madam clerk, are there any communications? >> i have no communications. supervisor chiu: if you could read the consent agenda, items one through 30. >> these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote unless a member requests discussion of and matter. it shall be removed and considered separately. supervisor chiu: would anyone like to sever any items? roll-call vote please. >> on items one through 30, mar aye. aye. avalos aye. campos aye. chiu aye. chu aye. cohen aye. elsbernd aye. farrell aye. kim aye. there are 11 ayes. supervisor chiu: those ordinances are passed. items 31 through 33. >> item 31 is a motion affirming the determina
will as well. supervisor chiu: supervisor kim? supervisor kim: thank you. i also sit on the budget committee and had an opportunity to hear this item. first of all i want to say i agree with supervisor wiener. i am very excited we are moving forward with finally putting together a transportation management center. riding the underground a lot. i know how much delays actually impact people on a weekly basis. this is an important next step towards getting towards time efficiency and making sure that our trains and buses are running on time. with central subway coming, we have a great need to move this forward. i under that transbay is not going to be a reality for at least the first or six years. but to say we will never be able to put in transbay terminal is inaccurate. i hope we do it inthat conversation in the long-term. my concerns were these. it was not the center itself. i wasn't convinced by the process -- although it could have been we found the best space possible, but i wasn't convinced that we necessarily found the best space given the price of the building we will be doing the leas
council. president chiu: what the objection, he shall be excused. a roll-call vote on this. >> supervisor avalos, supervisor chu, supervisor cohen, supervisor elsbernd, supervisor farrell, supervisor kim, supervisor mar, supervisor wiener. mr. president, we have 10 ayes. president chiu: it is now 3:00, time for this special order. please read item 43 and 44. >> a public hearing to consider objections to reports of assessment costs submitted by the director of public works for inspection and/or abatement of blighted conditions, and item 44, the resolution approving a report of assessment caused by the director of public works. president chiu: first, let me ask if there is a representative from dpw here? if you could step up to the microphone? we will have an opportunity for any members of the public who want to object to this report to also make comments. if you could please identify yourself for the record? >> yes, kenny burqas, department of public works. good afternoon, president chiu, supervisors. upon the finding of blight, with the ministry of code, the community blight reduction act
-- principal payne. in my office, tammy as the one who pulled all this supervisor chiu: good afternoon, welcome to the sprn board of supervisors meeting. mr. clerk, would you call the role? >> avalos present, campos present, chiu present. chu, cohen present. elsbernd, farrell present. kim present. mar present. mirkarimi presently. wiener present. all members are present. supervisor chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen before we do the ledge of allegiance, i would like to take a moment to recognize the tragedy from last week. supervisor wiener will be offering an inmemory of the firefighters. if we could take a moment to recognize them. all of san francisco mourns their loss. supervisor chiu: thank you very much. if you could all join me in the pledge of allegiance? supervisor chiu: colleagues, you should have copies of the april 26th, 2011 board meeting mention. could i have a motion to approve? >> motioned by farrell, seconded by campos. minutes approved. >> supervisors we are in receipt after letter from the mayor dated june 1, 2011 indicating the mayor's notice to the board of supervisors o
with the operation and also to share with our "culturewire" team. president chiu: good afternoon, welcome to the board of supervisors meeting for tuesday, june 21. [roll call] mr. president, all members are present. president chiu: ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, would you please join us in the pledge of allegiance? colleagues, we have our number of meeting minutes from the main tent and mail < meeting minutes. if i could get a motion to approve those minutes. without objection, they are approved. are there any communications? >> i have no communications, mr. president. these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote unless a member requests discussion of the matter, which of be removed and considered separately. [roll call vote] there are 11 aye's. president chiu: the ordinances' are finally passed. we have special guests in the chamber today. if we might be able to take item 55 out of order? >> of like to seek consent to waive privileged to have some very special guests. president chiu: wishes to waive the privilege of the floor, can we do that without objection? it shal
's they deserve in their neighborhood. thank you very much. president chiu: thank you. and if i may say before the final speaker, if there are more in support of the project, in support of the eir, or in support of any of the items we have today, please line up. otherwise, this is the final speaker. >> my name is julie. i am here to ask you to support the item. there is another issue after this one that will take up your time. i have many colleagues who will not take up your time. i would like the supporters to raise their hands. we will not take up your time, but the supervisors i have had the privilege to know, despite their background or aspirations, have one thing in common, the desire to do good for their constituents. this is a hard thing for us to do when we were completely built out, while other areas were still outer lanes. this has been a tough project. i started working on this project before the ipod was developed, before 9/11. we have been at this a long, long time. there are no easy answers, but miracles have occurred. some people and their staff and colleagues have shown what ci
chiu: can we do this same house, same call? the motion is not approved. colleagues, if we can go to the next item. items 13 through 37, except items 15 and 21 with regard to which there are a couple of colleagues that need to recuse themselves. except items 15 and 21? >> except items 15 and 21 are ordnances adopting and implementing various amendments to the memorandum of understanding. item 37 is an ordinance fixing compensation for unrepresented employees and establishing a working schedules for methods of payment effective july 1, 2011. president chiu: roll-call vote? [roll call vote] there are 11 aye's. item 15 is adopting and implementing amendment no. 4 to the 20072013 memorandum of understanding between the city and fire fighters local unit 1. >> could we have a motion to that effect? without objection, she shall be excused. [roll call vote] there 10 aye's. item 21 is a daunting and implementing amendment no. 5 to the 20062012 memorandum of understanding between the city in the executives' association. president chiu: supervisor elsbernd needs to be excused. roll call vote
. supervisor wiener: thank youl. . supervisor chiu: supervisor chu. supervisor chu: i want to thank you for your considercontinued leadership. i was struck by your last bullet on the opportunities and challenges pages around the shipping user demographics and having attended york friday night's at the de young, i think that has been a tremendous success. can you talk about the things you're doing to increase participation among the first constituencies? that is over a three-year period? >> it is over a three-year period. the themes or the contents of each of those friday night's is driven in large part by the diverse schedules that we maintain, as well as the permanent collections. for the winter time, for example, it is focused on mexico, latino art, all driving inspiration and origins from our colossally exhibition -- our colossal exhibition. as we put these together each season, they may change depending on the programs. the programs are not determine not only by staff, but a loose knit informal set up committees, which represents big holders of each of those exhibitions, the that th
not appreciate not having my calls returned. thank you. president chiu: thank you. any other members of the public who would wish to speak, please step up. >> good afternoon, members of the board. i am speaking to the building located on -- street. i have a picture right here. this building was purchased by myself in 2007, and it took almost 1.5 years -- the city allowed me to change views on this building. this is a blight. when i completed this building in 2010, i had invested more than $1 million. to be precise, about $1.25 million. a building accumulating graffiti, trash, people bordering -- loitering. i have turned this into what i think is a nice building, and is currently employing about 65 to 70 people right now. this building was sitting there close to five years, employing no one. so i received this notice on the building saying there was this graffiti on the building, and occasionally, the building would get graffiti, but then with in time, within a reasonable amount of time, i would go ahead and clean up the graffiti, and as you can see, this building is well maintained a
, they will be better than they are today. thank you very much. [applause] president chiu: thank you, mr. mayor, we look for to seeing you next month. colleagues, why don't we proceed with the remainder of our agenda for today. madame clerk, could please read the consent agenda items. >> these items will be acted upon by a single roll call vote unless a member requests discussion of a matter, it shall be removed and considered separately. president chiu: would anyone like to sever these items? >> a roll call vote on these items. [roll-call] there are 11 ayes. these resolutions are adopted and the motion is approved. could you call items 13 through 15? >> this is for the mayor to extend the entire month from the u.s. department of housing and urban development for the following specific programs and an ounce. for items 13, for the emergency shelter grants program in the amount of $1.3 million. for the community develop block program in the amount of $18.5 million. for item 15, the home invest and partnership program in the amount of $7.6 million. supervisor cohen: excuse my enthusiasm, but i'm very excit
chiu: thank you. if there are no more speakers " in favor, why do we not here for the final vote? >> was it not 10 minutes in your initial establishment of the rules? president chiu: one second. no, i did say five. >> ok. but he. -- thank you. eminent domain debates, eminent domain articles in the papers. bars and pubs, living rooms. there was a direction that was established for decades, and that was open space on the triangle, a renovated, expanded library, a parcher playground. the entire community agrees with these. the eir does not adequately evaluate and apples to apples to oranges to oranges comparison of what is possible and, in fact, obscures' -- obscures' -- obscures. the neck area is actually decreased. by decreasing the multipurpose cards date field and introducing a lot of circulation that is not there now, so the net loss has to be clarified in the eir. krsnick triangular library, a triangular worms, as you note -- the triangular library, triangular rooms, as you know3 -- know, are not very efficient. this creates several thousand square feet more and possibly save
president chiu: welcome to the board of supervisors meeting. supervisor avalos: present. supervisor campos: president chiu: -- present. supervisor kim: present. superivsor mar: present. supervisor mirkarimi: present. supervisor weiner: present. >> all members are present. president chiu: please join me in the pledge of allegiance. colleagues, you should have copies of the april 15 and april 19, 2011 board meeting minutes. the motion to approve by supervisor elsbernd. are there any communications? if you could read our consent agenda. >> items 1 and two comprise the consent agenda. these will be acted upon by a single roll-call vote. president chiu: would anyone like to sever either of these items? if not, roll call vote. supervisor weiner: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. costa-hawkins -- supervisor cohen: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor farrell: aye. supervisor kim: aye. superivsor mar: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. >> there are 11 ayes. president chiu: please call items 3 through 5, as well as items 25 throu
balance. president chiu: welcome to the board of supervisors meeting. supervisor avalos: present. supervisor campos: president chiu: -- present. supervisor kim: present. superivsor mar: present. supervisor mirkarimi: present. supervisor weiner: present. >> all members are present. president chiu: please join me in the pledge of allegiance. colleagues, you should have copies of the april 15 and april 19, 2011 board meeting minutes. the motion to approve by supervisor elsbernd. are there any communications? if you could read our consent agenda. >> items 1 and two comprise the consent agenda. these will be acted upon by a single roll-call vote. president chiu: would anyone like to sever either of these items? if not, roll call vote. supervisor weiner: aye. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. costa-hawkins -- supervisor cohen: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor farrell: aye. supervisor kim: aye. superivsor mar: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. >> there are 11 ayes. president chiu: please call items 3 through 5, as well as it
that question very seriously among staff and trustees. supervisor chiu: can i ask you a quick question about attendance? even despite nearly 2 million visitors, but 72% are entering free of charge. is that pretty typical of museums of the caliber of that that we have? >> it varies from museums to museum, depending on the structure. i would say one-third of de young is open free of charge. our royalty court, observation tower, so we see a great deal of visitors coming for those particular features of the building. it is still a huge attraction. the bloom is not off the rose jet sellers syet shall we say. our disabled and disadvantaged audiences as well. i was going to just comment that i think that maintaining and elevating the quality of our programs over the next couple of years will be among our greatest challenges, as we have generated this tremendous desire and need to come to the museum and see our collections and exhibitions. of course our special exhibition program, as i mentioned, is one of our top engines and driving that, and we're looking at a very ambitious program
that question very seriously among staff and trustees. supervisor chiu: can i ask you a quick question about attendance? even despite nearly 2 million visitors, but 72% are entering free of charge. is that pretty typical of museums of the caliber of that that we have? >> it varies from museums to museum, depending on the structure. i would say one-third of de young is open free of charge. our royalty court, observation tower, so we see a great deal of visitors coming for those particular features of the building. it is still a huge attraction. the bloom is not off the rose jet sellers syet shall we say. our disabled and disadvantaged audiences as well. i was going to just comment that i think that maintaining and elevating the quality of our programs over the next couple of years will be among our greatest challenges, as we have generated this tremendous desire and need to come to the museum and see our collections and exhibitions. of course our special exhibition program, as i mentioned, is one of our top engines and driving that, and we're looking at a very ambitious program for 2013 that
for introductions. president chiu: let's go to general public comment. >> the opportunity to address the board for two minutes on subject matter jurisdiction including adoption without committee, excluding items that have already been considered by a board committee. they will be allowed at twice the amount of time. if they live like a document to be displayed on the projector, display and as such. >> 2 minutes per speaker >> they don't accept money from the foundation. >> democracy is undercut by the ability to destroy truth and corporate interests. i hope you're able to make the library we open this weekend. they praised it as an example of our tax dollars at work. the branch remodeling, i don't have to tell you how egregiously wrong that is. it is scheduled to be completed in january of 2010. in this case, it is 30 months of delay. they increased the budget by 3 million and that inflated budget, what really matters is that the politicians are out there. the most recent report reveals that the budget is expected to total 1.9 8 million and with 19 branches completed, the public has expanded 8
about the -- president chiu: tucked use the mike to your right. >> i'm going to use the computer, if possible. president chiu: you're on now. actually, that mike is working. >> good evening. my name is steve peppery. and i'd like to address some of the base data for the e.i.r. and talk about the neighborhood and some of the buildings around the neighborhood and then some of the acoustic issues that have been brought up. so these are photographs of the neighborhood, and you see we have booker t. washington here on the left and these are photographs of presidio av. to the north we have a larger building with larger units. a four-story building here and then a four-story building down at the other end of the block. then on our block, next to the project, we have smaller two-story buildings and then at the end of the second block you'll see here -- we have another four-story building. so these are looking down sutter. and directly across from our project, right here. if you can see this building here. this is a four-story building. another four-story building and another four-story b
-- pardon me. all right, 30 seconds. it was not justified, so i will close with that. president chiu: 80. next speaker. >> basically, we did not have enough time to see the notice. since we do not live here, we did not have one month's notice. we did try to call kenny bruce. president chiu: and your name again? ? you will have an opportunity to speak to dpw staff. >> my name is -- , and i am talking about the property on to visit their wrote -- on divisidero. i got the bill for january 16. i received the penalty notice and was not aware about the graffiti fix up. we have three commercial tenants in the building, and they have been touching up the pay their because there seems to be a 24- hour nightclub across the street, and it is kind of messy up to 2:00 in the morning, and then we have two contractors, builders, and the construction company with the right colors touching up all of the properties. we have 600 between the sonic and the central, so we try to take care of it, but we are hard to keep up with the, and there are all of the dead heads coming in for their summer graffiti boom.
an opportunity to speak. president chiu: sir, you had an opportunity to comment on either the eir or the other. the reason we allow them to speak is specifically the city -- >> if you cut me off, you are cutting off -- president chiu: the city attorney has devised us that they could, and again during the public comment period of the other hearing items, but all the other members of the public, you had your opportunity to speak. thank you, sir. thank you, sir. are there any other members of the public who would like to speak to are opposed to the north beach library, who want to reject the eir, or who are opposed to any of the other items? if not, why do we not hear from the planning department on the presentation? >> good afternoon, president chiu: , supervisors. the department has received numerous letters, phone calls, and emails in support of and in opposition to the proposed project. we have also confirmed with the clerk of the board that no supplemental materials from the appellants have been submitted after the appeal deadline. comments received were addressed in the comments and respons
. >> [inaudible] >> there are numerous rec and park bond issues coming up. supervisor chiu: if i could ask, one of the things i would like to see is how we spend our time? we have 11 full-time people managing this project, which on top of the arts component, we have a ton of public employees who were also a managing the project, so i would really want to understand why it is we made 10 people, even people to do that for those are to -- why we need 10 people, 11 people to do that for those projects. in >>> there are quite a large number of projects, and many do not begin and end with in a two- year period. as you know, capital projects extend overtime. one project manager is handling on a typical spaces between 15 and 18 different projects simultaneously. there is a tremendous workload that is being addressed by these individuals. supervisor chiu: and i appreciate that. i was wondering if you could follow up with more detailed information. the other thing i wanted to follow up on is i understand through the arts program there is a program where you help pay for murals in areas that continue to b
chiu: i will make a question to you. if you were just finish the point? >> the site has not been adequately described to an adequate level of detail, and that information, also the mitigation items do not insure that people will not be exposed to toxins as the project site is developed. in other words, people may well be exposed to toxins before mitigation measures began that would make sure those toxins are addressed. president chiu: thank you. colleagues, any questions for counsel? ok, why not move to public comment who wish to speak on behalf of the appellant? if you could please, line up in the center aisle. if i could ask our clerk if we have any speaker cards. >> good evening. president chiu: before you contender, -- continue, mr. brooks, we have quite a few speaker cards, so i will read them. [reading names] and i understand that a lot of people checked the wrong box, so i will sort them out. mr. brooks. >> a lot of people raise a lot of issues about very serious environmental problems with this eir, so i would just focused in on the one that i have raised most recently th
by president chiu, who does the arts commission commission to do all these public arts projects? where do they reside? we start on the third page with a summary slide that provides a five-year overview. this is a cumulative average. we see out of a total of 115 contracts, 55 of them or 48% went to san francisco resident artists. if we look at the bay area which includes san francisco, the number shoots up to 86 contracts and a 75% of the artists. in terms of dollar amounts, it's a good break down as well. in the terms of total dollars spent in the san francisco area, you've got a little over $4 million. that represents 44%. for the purpose of thoroughness, we provide you with several slides which i will not go through. there are several slides covering the five years, summarizing a particular page. are there any questions before i move on to the final question? supervisor chiu: the issue raised last year -- and was trying to understand why so few artists contracts were being awarded to san francisco artists. i appreciate the jump we've seen, but i'm shocked at the numbers -- only 22% of c
.org/courts or call president chiu: good morning, everyone. welcome to the thursday, may 26th meeting. i'm joined by supervisor marc farrell the board president david chiu. i want to thank everyone for their service. madam clark, do we have any announcements? >> yes. turn your volume off on that cell phones. if you wish to speak during public comment, please place your card to the right of the podium. all documents will be presented as part of the file. items will appear on the june 7th board agenda unless otherwise stated. >> could you please call item no. 1? >> ordnance to -- supervisor campos: this item has been introduced by the mayor. we have a staff presentation. >> and the department of health and human resources. this is a three-year labor agreement we reached with the interns in residence who, as part of their training rotation, go through the general hospital. this is a three-year agreement that goes through june of 2014. i'm happy to take any questions. >>supervisor campos: i major- general question. i have visited with the interns and residents in the past. one of the things that was
. thank you. thank you. president chiu: colleagues, nip additional questions? why don't we go to the project sponsor, who shall have up to 10 minutes to present the case for the certification of the final e.i.r. and an additional 10 minutes to present the case for affirming the c.e.o. ms. barkley? >> president chiu, mexico of the board. i'm the attorney -- members of the board. i'm the attorney for booker t. washington. ly keep my notes short. i would also like to point out that i have submitted into the record extensive letters on both the e.i.r. as well as the c.u. let me just say to begin with very briefly on the preapproval process, this project went before the planning commission and the e.i.r., the environmental review applications was submitted first in 2006. the department published a notice of determination that an e.i.r. would be required in 2008. then they began the draft e.i.r. process and that was accomplished on june 23 -- published on june 23, 2010. so the appellant can hardly say that somehow this project was preapproved because the mayor's office of housing de
taken a cut. this is our fourth year without any cost of business increase. president chiu: thank you very much. thank you. next speaker. >> hi. i am 9 years old and i will be in fifth grade. i would like to ask you not to cut the hospitals and the doctor's clinics. i think if homeless people get sick, they should have the right to get medicine from doctors and clinics. i think rich people should share more of their money with poor people and clinics. do not cut services for poor people. thank you. [applause] president chiu: thank you very much. are there any other members of the public who have not had a chance to speak on this matter that wish to? thank you very much. let me ask if representatives have any concluding marks -- remarks to make. >> as we continue through this process, we will continue to work with those community-based organizations, even if they still hold some reductions at the end of this process, we still want to work to find ways to reduce harm as much as possible in these programs. this thursday, we have a meeting with carmen chu to continue this discussion. than
president chiu: good morning, everyone. welcome to the thursday, may 26th meeting. i'm joined by supervisor marc farrell the board president david chiu. i want to thank everyone for their service. madam clark, do we have any announcements? >> yes. turn your volume off on that cell phones. if you wish to speak during public comment, please place your card to the right of the podium. all documents will be presented as part of the file. items will appear on the june 7th board agenda unless otherwise stated. >> could you please call item no. 1? >> ordnance to -- supervisor campos: this item has been introduced by the mayor. we have a staff presentation. >> and the department of health and human resources. this is a three-year labor agreement we reached with the interns in residence who, as part of their training rotation, go through the general hospital. this is a three-year agreement that goes through june of 2014. i'm happy to take any questions. >>supervisor campos: i major- general question. i have visited with the interns and residents in the past. one of the things that was
to take a roll call on this. president chiu: public comment on item 55 is closed, and at this moment, let's take a roll- call vote on item 55. [roll call vote] there are 11 aye's. president chiu: the resolution is passed unanimously. colleagues, why don't we go to item 4? >> a doctor in the 2009 housing element of the san francisco general plan. president chiu: roll call vote, please. [rollc al call vote] >> there are 8 aye's and 3 no's. president chiu: the ordinance is finally passed. >> item 5 is amending the planning code for the special use district located at 800 presidio avenue. and reflecting the boundaries of the presidio. president chiu: we need to continue the site until later in the meeting after the four- o'clocks special. without objection, it shall be the case. madam kerr, items 6 through 9. >> the salary ordnance in the annual budget and appropriations ordnance for the fiscal years ending 2013. the enterprise department. item seven is the consolidated budget and ordnance for expenditures for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 for the enterprise department. item eight, resolution ap
? president chiu: colleagues, any questions? any final part of the presentation? time is still ticking so -- >> good evening, supervisors. i know many of you have seen enough of me over the past few months, but booker t. is really trying to move into the 21th century by dealing with the need that are in san francisco right now and in our strategic planning session what we figured is that there was a real need for transitional age, youth, housing and support services and we have a unique opportunity to be able to provide the services and programs and housing in one spot. we have assembled a group of feel -- people, including youth radio, first place for youth. and this is just the award that first place for youth just got for the wonderful programs they do and the successes of those programs. i'd like toe introduce the board share and booed member at booker t. julian davis and larry griffin to go through some of what the planning has been for this and where we come from and what we're trying to do in moving into the 21st century. >> thank you. i'm julianne davis. i'm board chair for the co
and that says "the book stops here." we should say the nonsense stops here. thank you. president chiu: thank you. next speaker. and we appreciate members of the public allowing parents with young children to go. >> i am a north east to -- north beach resident. this is my second time speaking on behalf of the library with my children. i just want to speak as a property owner and parent and 13-year resident of north beach to say that we parents have been looking at the plans for the new library with eager anticipation, and the more time that has passed, we are wondering when the library will be built, the more research that we have been doing, and i really want to thank those of you who are here who have voted in favor of moving the library forward. i have been really impressed as i have done more research to see the amount of work and the amount of compromise that has gone into this, and i have been very excited to see the momentum of the library project has been building steam, and i just want to say that we as parents, who right now do not have stroller access at our library, do not have a safe
. president chiu: colleagues, any questions? supervisor wiener? supervisor wiener: i have a question for the city attorney. we rejected a landmarking of a library, but decide that fact, some people look to pursue the national register, despite a stated objections from the mayor and the president of the board of supervisors to represents the district, and the state preservation commission did vote it forward, that nomination to the national park service, and can you explain what that means for this appeal? i know that the eir very explicitly stated that this was eligible for inclusion on the national register, but now that it has been nominated, the impact on our analysis today. >> john from the city attorney's office. through the president. the fact that the state historic preservation commission has initiated a process misting this building on the national register does not affect in any way the eir, analysis before you. we took a conservative approach to their and assumed that the building was a historic resources. we also assumed it was part of a potential listing of other buildin
who want to serve our city. president chiu: colleagues, i want to echo the perspective that we have some wonderful candidates here. philip hogan has had tremendous experience and vanessa jackson is someone highly regarded. david wagner should be a part of this. that being said, julius turman is someone i have known a long time, who is deeply committed to fighting for the civil rights of immigrants in communities of color, fighting to ensure police reforms are fully implemented, and someone who does reflect our san francisco values. it is for that reason i will be supporting julius. i think we easily could have banded of supporting others in this field. colleagues, unless there is any other discussion, is there amendment to this item? if we could have a roll-call vote on the motion to substitute david wagner for julius turman. supervisor campos:-- supervisor cohen: no. supervisor elsbernd: no. supervisor farrell: no. supervisor kim: aye. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor mirkarimi: aye. supervisor weiner: no. supervisor avalos: aye. supervisor campos: no. president chiu: no. supervisor
of evidence that must be analyzed in disclosed. thank you very much. president chiu: colleagues, in the final questions to any of the parties here? items 20 to 22 r in the hands of the board. supervisor farrell: you guys have been great owners on union street, and i think we all want to see union street succeed here, the appellants, as well. thank you for your hard work. i had his gun to know a little bit more recently. also, the planning commission, for your hard work. first, let me say i knowledge some of the concerns of some of the neighbors that have come here today. despite living close to or on union street, which is an inherently noisy areas, and get the fat you are concerned about noise. i get it. what i want to make sure is that we are evaluating a very narrow issue. this is why it is more than just a categorical exemption from ceqa. we're not here to review the dr hearing. i received a number of calls to overturn the d.r.. i know it goes to the board of appeals to review that. we do not have the authority to look at whether or not it was in bad faith that the patio is removed. that
in disclosed. thank you very much. president chiu: colleagues, in the final questions to any of the parties here? items 20 to 22 r in the hands of the board. supervisor farrell: you guys have been great owners on union street, and i think we all want to see union street succeed here, the appellants, as well. thank you for your hard work. i had his gun to know a little bit more recently. also, the planning commission, for your hard work. first, let me say i knowledge some of the concerns of some of the neighbors that have come here today. despite living close to or on union street, which is an inherently noisy areas, and get the fat you are concerned about noise. i get it. what i want to make sure is that we are evaluating a very narrow issue. this is why it is more than just a categorical exemption from ceqa. we're not here to review the dr hearing. i received a number of calls to overturn the d.r.. i know it goes to the board of appeals to review that. we do not have the authority to look at whether or not it was in bad faith that the patio is removed. that is behind us korea our decision
-0. the proposed modification has been incorporated into substitute legislation introduced by president chiu. it will reclassify the property going to public zoning district anhinga going to open space height and bulk designation. and remove this property from the telegraph hill and north beach residential special use district. the proposed ordinance would also remove 2000 the mason street from the residential use district. the planning commission fund the project would benefit the people of san francisco in that it would provide a new north beach library commensurate with other libraries. increased open space, providing a high quality integrated cultural space, made his uncontrolled consistent across the entirety of the project area under the jurisdiction of the recreation and parks department and would be consistent with a general plan and policy planning to go. for these reasons, we urge your support of the proposed rezoning. president chiu: at this time, why don't we proceed to the eir? we will first hear from the appellant, we will hear public comment from anyone opposed to any of the h
much. president chiu: colleagues, in the final questions to any of the parties here? items 20 to 22 r in the hands of the board. supervisor farrell: you guys have been great owners on union street, and i think we all want to see union street succeed here, the appellants, as well. thank you for your hard work. i had his gun to know a little bit more recently. also, the planning commission, for your hard work. first, let me say i knowledge some of the concerns of some of the neighbors that have come here today. despite living close to or on union street, which is an inherently noisy areas, and get the fat you are concerned about noise. i get it. what i want to make sure is that we are evaluating a very narrow issue. this is why it is more than just a categorical exemption from ceqa. we're not here to review the dr hearing. i received a number of calls to overturn the d.r.. i know it goes to the board of appeals to review that. we do not have the authority to look at whether or not it was in bad faith that the patio is removed. that is behind us korea our decision is very, very narrow, a
president chiu: welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting for june 14th, 2011. madame clerk, could you please call the roll. >> [roll-call] mr. president, you have a quorum. president chiu: ladies and gentleman, could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? colleagues, you should have copies of the may 3rd meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those meeting minutes? without objection, the meeting minutes are approved. are there any communications? >> i have no communications. president chiu: if you could read the 2:00 p.m. special order. >> the first item is the mayor to engage in formal policy discussions with members of the board by answering eligible questions from supervisors representing the odd districts. the mayor made this -- the mayor may address the board and supervisors and district 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. discussion shot not exceed five minutes per supervisor. president chiu: mr. mayor, i would like to welcome you back to our third session of policy discussions with you. i would like to give you the opportunity to make an opening
to see the arts. >> for more information, visit sfartscommis president chiu: welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting for june 14th, 2011. madame clerk, could you please call the roll. >> [roll-call] mr. president, you have a quorum. president chiu: ladies and gentleman, could you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? colleagues, you should have copies of the may 3rd meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those meeting minutes? without objection, the meeting minutes are approved. are there any communications? >> i have no communications. president chiu: if you could read the 2:00 p.m. special order. >> the first item is the mayor to engage in formal policy discussions with members of the board by answering eligible questions from supervisors representing the odd districts. the mayor made this -- the mayor may address the board and supervisors and district 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. discussion shot not exceed five minutes per supervisor. president chiu: mr. mayor, i would like to welcome you back to our third session of policy discussions with you. i would lik
-- thank you. president chiu: i will make a question to you. if you were just finish the point? >> the site has not been adequately described to an adequate level of detail, and that information, also the mitigation items do not insure that people will not be exposed to toxins as the project site is developed. in other words, people may well be exposed to toxins before mitigation measures began that would make sure those toxins are addressed. president chiu: thank you. colleagues, any questions for counsel? ok, why not move to public comment who wish to speak on behalf of the appellant? if you could please, line up in the center aisle. if i could ask our clerk if we have any speaker cards. >> good evening. president chiu: before you contender, -- continue, mr. brooks, we have quite a few speaker cards, so i will read them. [reading names] and i understand that a lot of people checked the wrong box, so i will sort them out. mr. brooks. >> a lot of people raise a lot of issues about very serious environmental problems with this eir, so i would just focused in on the one that i have raised mos
of it as a continuing for the user experience. supervisor chiu: what are your upcoming large projects? >> some of the upcoming major projects include general hospital. jennifer, -- the central subway is another major one. transbay terminal, which is a voluntarily effort on the joint powers authority to set aside major space and support for public art there. what are some of the other ones? >> [inaudible] >> the public safety command building that is under way. >> [inaudible] >> there are numerous rec and park bond issues coming up. supervisor chiu: if i could ask, one of the things i would like to see is how we spend our time? we have 11 full-time people managing this project, which on top of the arts component, we have a ton of public employees who were also a managing the project, so i would really want to understand why it is we made 10 people, even people to do that for those are to -- why we need 10 people, 11 people to do that for those projects. in >>> there are quite a large number of projects, and many do not begin and end with in a two- year period. as you know, capital projects exte
employees and establishing a working schedules for methods of payment effective july 1, 2011. president chiu: roll-call vote? [roll call vote] there are 11 aye's. item 15 is adopting and implementing amendment no. 4 to the 20072013 memorandum of understanding between the city and fire fighters local unit 1. >> could we have a motion to that effect? without objection, she shall be excused. [roll call vote] there 10 aye's. item 21 is a daunting and implementing amendment no. 5 to the 20062012 memorandum of understanding between the city in the executives' association. president chiu: supervisor elsbernd needs to be excused. roll call vote, please. [rollc al call vote] there are 10 aye's. president chiu: it is passed on the first reading. >> 38 is an ordinance amending the planning cut making various technical amendments. on item 30 a. -- 38. [roll call vote] there are 11 aye's. president chiu: why don't we skip over the 3:30 special order and the 4:00 special order and go to the committee report. >> considered by the land use and economic development committee at a regular meeting on monday, j
be helpful to go back a couple of questions, maybe with president chiu articulating a sense of disconnect about how security guards can provide better security. that is a general sentiment that folks are struggling with. there are two security issues. there is the violent criminal element that can come into the hospital. you mentioned the gang violence that may spill into the hospital or other violent members. and the law enforcement officers absolutely are better equipped to handle the kind of security issue, and they handle that extremely well. the other safety and security issue is the patient who is suffering from acute medical crisis, like i discussed last week, where they do not have control of their functions and mental capacity or are behaving irrationally, may be aggressively, compromising their care, there and safety, and the safety of staff and patients. that is where we have a gap with our current security system. the sheriff's feel legally bound that they cannot intervene in those medical crisis situations with patients, because they're in a law-enforcement and they are bound
represents an unwelcome massive block. obviously drawn to massive hi. thank you. president chiu: -- >> any others? seeing none, this hearing is closed. president chiuy? president chiu: i want to thank everyone for the many, many years of conversations we have had about the north beach library. regardless if you support it, you of helped to make a better one. i also want to thank everyone, including the planning office and dpw. the very first meeting i held after being elected was about a north beach library, and we have, a long way, but from my perspective, i think we need to move forward. the north beach library is one of the most use sites in the city, and from my perspective, the current library has been inadequate, it picks -- in accessible, and seismically unsafe. we have been envious of you and all of the right -- ribbon cutting june and going to. we have the opportunity to build a bigger library and a bigger plaza. we all know it takes a village to raise the children, and i think it takes a village to raise our libraries. i think eir is adequate for what we want to do, and this poin
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